Scores

Final

Omaha 85

(9-18, 6-8 Summit)

IUPUI 78

(6-20, 1-11 Summit)

3:00 PM ET, February 9, 2013

IUPUI Gymnasium, Indianapolis, Indiana

1 2 T
UNO 34 5185
IUPU 51 2778

Top Performers

Nebraska-Omaha: J. Karhoff 26 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

IUPUI: M. Patton 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

Nebraska-Omaha 85, IUPUI 78

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- John Karhoff scored 26 points and Nebraska-Omaha overcame a 22-point first-half deficit, defeating IUPUI 85-78 Saturday.

The Mavericks (9-18, 6-8 Summit League) got back in the game by opening the second half with a 19-4 run and shooting 63 percent after the break. Omaha took a 59-57 lead on Alex Welhouse's 3-pointer with 10:52 remaining. It was still a two-point game with about 6 minutes left when the Mavericks got consecutive baskets by Karhoff, Alex Phillips and Justin Simmons to pull away.

Simmons added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Mavericks, Welhouse had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and CJ Carter had 16 points.

Sean Esposito scored a career-high 23 points for IUPUI (6-20, 1-11), including 20 in the first half. His 3-pointer with 4:29 left in the half put the Jaguars ahead 49-27. Mitchell Patton also had 23 points, Greg Rice scored 16 and Donovan Gibbs had 12.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNO
IUPU
Points 85 78
FG Made-Attempted 33-62 (.532) 31-62 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 12-27 (.444)
FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 4-6 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 22

2012-13 Season

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